Tim Ferriss on Lifestyle Design : design elements

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Apr

Tim Ferriss on Lifestyle Design

categories Books, Inspiration, Lifestyle Design, quotes    

Tim Ferriss, photo via Tim’s blog

Some quotes from Tim Ferriss’ book “The 4-Hour Workweek“…Happy (exciting) weekend!

Life is not a race. Do take it slower.

Believe it or not, it is not only possible to accomplish more by doing less, it is mandatory. Enter the world of elimination.

Focus on the important few and ignore the rest.

If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is, too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.

The most important actions are never comfortable.

The biggest risk in life wasn’t making mistakes but regret: missing out on things.

Happiness can be bought with a bottle of wine and has become ambiguous through overuse.

Excitement is the more practical synonym for happiness, and it is precisely what you should strive to chase. It is the cure-all.

The question you should be asking isn’t, “What do I want?” or “What are my goals?” but “What would excite me?”

Kommentare

26 Kommentare zu “Tim Ferriss on Lifestyle Design”

  1. Tim am 08.04.2011 um 09:20 Uhr 

    on the basis of this entry alone, I will continue to read your blog every day. Exciting weekend ;-)

  2. Meera @ firstsense am 08.04.2011 um 10:15 Uhr 

    Agree agree agree! Excellent words!

    Have a lovely weekend! xx

  3. Tina am 08.04.2011 um 10:22 Uhr 

    Hi Maria! Have to come back read those words more carefully! Just stopping by in a hurry to tell you that I have nomintaed you for the ‘Stylish Blogger Award’!
    Wishing you a happy and wonderful weekend!
    //Tina

  4. Maria am 08.04.2011 um 10:28 Uhr 

    very good advice! I shall try my best :)
    hugs to you too, have a great week-end, Maria

  5. Megan am 08.04.2011 um 10:47 Uhr 

    Guten Tag! Thank you for the comment on my blog! I am glad you did, because now I stumbled upon your beautiful blog! I love interior design ideas :)

    Hoffe, Sie haben einen schönen Tag!

    (I presumed you are German, hope I am right)

  6. Sylke am 08.04.2011 um 11:22 Uhr 

    Die Zitate sind wirklich aus dem Leben gegriffen!

    Schönes Wochenende! Sylke

  7. Julie am 08.04.2011 um 13:42 Uhr 

    Thanks for that list, I need to be reminded to take things slower, sometimes it feels impossible! Hope your weekend will be great!
    xo, Julie

  8. Sonja am 08.04.2011 um 14:23 Uhr 

    Tolle Zitate! Werde mir einige mal notieren – so für den Spiegel im Bad – zum mal öfter drüber nachdenken!!
    Danke für deine lieben Worte zu meinem Profilbild! Es verdeutlicht mir immer wieder, wie schnell die Zeit vergeht und gefühlt ist es noch nicht lange her.
    Liebe Grüße von Sonja

  9. maureen am 08.04.2011 um 14:34 Uhr 

    I loved his book and am using some of his ideas too…fabulous quotes…
    maureen

  10. George am 08.04.2011 um 16:29 Uhr 

    I like the way Tim Ferriss thinks! Thanks for some great wisdom. Have a wonderful weekend.

  11. SizzleandZoom am 08.04.2011 um 18:53 Uhr 

    Nice post. Very inspiring.

  12. Barbara@HausDesign am 08.04.2011 um 18:55 Uhr 

    This guy is definitely making a splash and making people think – that’s always a good thing!

  13. mada am 08.04.2011 um 19:21 Uhr 

    nice, good to read and take into account for everyday life

  14. Katja Gessinger am 08.04.2011 um 19:23 Uhr 

    Schöner Post. Stimmt nachdenklich. Animiert zum Stift fallen lassen und ins Wochenende starten. In diesem Sinne: einen schönen Abend.

  15. meenal @ maison marigold am 08.04.2011 um 19:23 Uhr 

    marvelous quotes..all of them..my favourite is the one about overestimating the competition and underestimating one’s own self..
    have a beautiful weekend, dear maria! xx meenal

  16. sara am 08.04.2011 um 19:26 Uhr 

    such inspiring quotes! thank you for sharing!

  17. TimbarikaDoll am 08.04.2011 um 20:26 Uhr 

    Excellent!! Have a lovely weekend xx

  18. rainer am 08.04.2011 um 23:28 Uhr 

    Hallo,

    wirklich weise Einsichten sind das. Dieser Post gefällt mir sehr gut.

    Außerdem sieht es schön aus, wenn Männer Eichhörnchen füttern.

    Liebe Grüße Rainer

  19. ilse am 09.04.2011 um 09:55 Uhr 

    slowing down is the ultimate luxury

  20. Style Maniac am 09.04.2011 um 14:59 Uhr 

    “Lifestyle design.” I like that phrase.

  21. Krysten am 09.04.2011 um 15:04 Uhr 

    Wonderful words. Happy weekend!

  22. Stephie am 10.04.2011 um 10:51 Uhr 

    What wonderful words. I feel inspired. Hope your weekend has been happy! Hugs, Stephie x

  23. La Boheme am 10.04.2011 um 11:42 Uhr 

    Yes so true and I so agree with the necessity of excitement for things! Many many hugs to you!!

  24. Vintage am 11.04.2011 um 02:18 Uhr 

    It’s wonderful, what I can see on your new photos of the last posts … so beautiful insights … !!!

    I wish you a wonderful start of the week!

    Hugs
    Tine

  25. jenni-austria-germany am 11.04.2011 um 02:24 Uhr 

    i love the lamby chairs!

  26. Stephanie Shepherd am 12.04.2011 um 03:41 Uhr 

    The happiness and excitement quotes are such great wisdom! Love those. Thanks for visiting!

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